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Hyponatraemia Inquiry: GMC investigates two doctors

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 12:57
The doctors were involved in the care of Claire Roberts who died at a Belfast hospital in 1996.
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Peanut allergy treatment 'in sight'

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 10:10
Emily Pratt, six, took part in the treatment trial and can now tolerate foods with traces of peanuts.
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Hospital noise levels growing worse, say researchers

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 09:48
Noise in hospitals often exceeds harmful levels and can affect the wellbeing of patients and staff, research finds.
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Zholia Alemi: Foreign doctor checks after fake psychiatrist case

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 08:04
Some 3,000 doctors face scrutiny after an unqualified New Zealander practised in the UK for 22 years.
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Giving blood: 'We are reliant on blood donors to keep Henry alive'

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 02:00
Blood donors urged to keep appointments to avoid a dramatic slump in stocks over the festive period.
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Alopecia patients call for NHS to fund real hair wigs

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 00:35
People paying thousands for wigs want the psychological impacts of hair loss to be better understood.
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Living in a cold, dark climate more likely to lead to heavy drinking

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 00:14
A new study has linked cold and less sunlight with a higher incidence of binge drinking and liver disease.
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Snow Patrol star on mental health concerns

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 06:16
Gary Lightbody says it's "an unforgiveable act" to leave Northern Ireland without political leadership.
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Mental health: Firms ask PM to deliver on pledge

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 04:46
Bosses ask the PM to honour a pledge to give it the same status as physical health in the workplace.
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Schools in Wales not aware of severe allergies, campaigner says

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 01:37
A campaign group says more than 100 schools did not take up free awareness sessions.
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The actress who almost died from undetected heart condition

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 00:19
Rebecca Shorrocks nearly lost her life to cardiomyopathy - a heart condition she never knew she had.
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Why making postnatal depression film Early Days was 'therapy'

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 01:55
When Nessa Wrafter suffered after the birth of her child, she decided to make a film about her experience.
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Cardiff boy, 7, finally walks after losing both legs aged 3

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 01:49
Aged three, Romeo Hadley suffered purpura fulminans, which led to both his legs being amputated.
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'I didn't worry about getting HIV'

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 00:30
A couple share their experience of having sex without condoms when one partner has HIV.
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Allied Healthcare to transfer care contracts

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 15:52
The home care provider was warned this month by the care regulator about its financial sustainability.
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Insomnia: 'No link' between sleepless nights and early death

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 12:12
A new report says there's no link between lack of sleep and early death, but does that come as any comfort?
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YouTube stunts lead to rise in Swansea hospital burns victims

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 01:31
Surgeons issue a warning as more young people suffer injuries performing stunts for social media.
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Flu vaccine delays for over-65s 'resolved by weekend'

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 00:28
Patients and GPs have been frustrated by shortages caused by the staggered supply of the new vaccine.
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NHS bosses look to overhaul cancer screening

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 11:19
The announcement comes the day after an "appalling" cervical-screening blunder hits more than 40,000 women.
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'New mums need to be given better health education'

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 10:21
George Roach's wife Michelle died from a pulmonary embolism six weeks after giving birth.
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